According to the book description of Shades of Blue, "A psycho
haunts the hills of Hollywood.... It's 1961. The Berlin Wall goes up, the Bay of
Pigs invasion flops, punks cruise the Boulevard with their tops down blasting
Chubby Checker's "Pony Time," and women are being savagely butchered on LAPD cop
Mike Montego's beat. Something's got to give, and it won't be Montego."
According to the book description of 459 Framed in Red,
"Hollywood, 1962... Young, eager LAPD cop Mike Montego has to deal with a series
of art thefts, crooked cops, a passionate, complicated girlfriend, kinky sex,
and bloody mayhem. After all, it's Hollywood in the early '60s!"
According to the book description of The Purple Hand, "Old
Mobsters never die... It's Hollywood in the early '60s. Men are brash, women are
brassy, and cars are big. Plainclothes cop Mike Montego has a problem, and his
name is Neall Haley, who happens to be Montego's partner. Something's very
wrong, and Montego needs to find out what, fast, before someone gets hurt--him!"
According to the book description of He Blew Blue Jazz, "L.A. in
the early 'Sixties, plus cool jazz, hot women, relentless bad guys pursuing from
Hollywood to Las Vegas and one determined cop equals a hell of an entertaining
read!" Another Mike Montego novel written in first person, present tense."
According to the book description of Circle of Yellow, "Mike
Montego in his last days as a patrol officer in Hollywood, finds himself
receiving more radio calls having to do with domestic violence. One incident
tears at his soul. He risks his career to help the female victim, the mother of
four including an infant. What transpires has him looking at his own recent
marriage and his future with his new wife."
According to the book description of Kona Gold, "LAPD detective
Mike Montego can't seem to escape trouble. Fleeing the mean streets of Los
Angeles for the balmy beaches of Hawaii to clear his mind after a hasty Vegas
wedding, he soon finds himself saying aloha to Waikiki as he rolls up his
investigative sleeves and tackles the task of unraveling the murder of a local
surfer. Montego becomes enmeshed in a seed, dangerous world of narcotics
smuggling and human trafficking, far from the island hold of tiki torches and
fruity cocktails most tourists enjoy. With both his marriage (courtesy of a
gorgeous Eurasian next door neighbor) and his life in jeopardy, Montego cracks
the case and makes a surprising discovery in the process."